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SCBWI Carolinas 2020 Book Shop

Welcome to the SCBWI Carolinas 2020 Conference Book Shop! Below are a great selection of titles by the conference presenters and faculty, as well as some of QRB's favorite writing and illustrating craft books.

After adding your books to the cart, please make sure to type "SCBWI 2020" in the comment field so that we can donate a portion of the sale to the wonderful conference organizers.

If you hav any questions about your order, please e-mail Outside Sales Coordinator Kristen at schools@quailridgebooks.com.

 

 

Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426050
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Published: Puffin Books - December 31st, 2013

A Newbery Honor Book

"An irresistible Southern narrator—a literary descendant of Scout Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird." —Newsday


The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Mo & Dale Mysteries) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142425718
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Published: Puffin Books - April 28th, 2015

The eagerly anticipated followup to the Newbery honor winner and New York Times bestseller, Three Times Lucky


The Odds of Getting Even (Mo & Dale Mysteries) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426166
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Published: Puffin Books - April 4th, 2017

Humor and action abound in the next Mo & Dale Mystery—follow-up to the Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestseller Three Times Lucky


The Law of Finders Keepers (Mo & Dale Mysteries) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426173
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Published: Puffin Books - September 10th, 2019

The heart-warming conclusion to the beloved Mo & Dale Mysteries by Newbery Honor author Sheila Turnage featuring the most shocking case yet!


Brown Baby Lullaby Cover Image
By Tameka Fryer Brown, A. G. Ford (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374307523
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 14th, 2020

With Spanish words sprinkled throughout and featuring warm art by New York Times-bestselling and NAACP-Award-winning illustrator AG Ford, Tameka Fryer Brown's Brown Baby Lullaby is the perfect new baby or baby shower gift.


My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood Cover Image
By Tameka Fryer Brown, Shane Evans (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670012855
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2013

What color is your mood?

On a really good day, Jamie feels purple like the first bite of a juicy cold plum.

And with a crayon in his hand, Jamie eases into a green feeling--like a dragon dancing through a jungle made of green jello.

But when his brothers push him around and make fun of his drawings, Jamie feels like a dark gray storm brewing.


How to Build a Story . . . Or, the Big What If Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534438422
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - July 28th, 2020

From bestselling author Frances O’Roark Dowell comes a fresh and accessible guide to storytelling that breaks down the sometimes-daunting writing process into straightforward, doable steps, just right for budding writers!

If you’ve written anything, ever, you’re already a writer—so, congratulations!


The Class Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481481793
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

Twenty Kids. Twenty points of view. One rambunctious, brilliantly conceived novel that corrals the seeming chaos (c’mon, TWENTY points of view!) into one effervescent story.

Sixth grade is a MOST confusing time. Best friends aren’t friends anymore. Worst enemies suddenly want to be partners in crime.


Sam the Man & the Cell Phone Plan Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534412620
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 30th, 2020

Sam Graham wants a cell phone to help him with his research, but when his parents say no, he has to come up with another way to keep all the info he needs in his pocket in this hilarious fifth chapter book in the Sam the Man series from Frances O’Roark Dowell.

Here are the facts: Sam Graham is an information man. But to get information, you need to do research.


Sam the Man & the Secret Detective Club Plan Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534412590
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 3rd, 2019

Sam Graham is a mystery man. But when there are no mysteries to solve, Sam comes up with a plan to find one in this hilarious fourth chapter book in the Sam the Man series from Frances O’Roark Dowell.

Sam Graham loves solving mysteries.


Sam the Man & the Chicken Plan Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481440677
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - February 14th, 2017

Sam the Man wants to earn some money and he’s got a cluck-worthy plan in this endearing chapter book that’s the first in a new series from Frances O’Roark Dowell.

Sam the Man needs a job. His sister gets twenty bucks a pop for mowing people’s lawns.


Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Erupts!: The First Experiment (From the Highly Scientific Notebooks of Phineas L. MacGuire) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416947349
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007

Here's what you need to know about Phineas L. MacGuire, boy-scientist extraordinaire, aka Mac:

1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it.

2. He's probably the world's expert on mold, including which has the highest stink potential.

3. He does not have a best friend.


The Kind of Friends We Used to Be (The Secret Language of Girls Trilogy) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416997795
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 27th, 2010

Edgar Award–winning novelist Frances O’Roark Dowell explores the shifting terrain of middle-school friendship in this follow-up to the beloved The Secret Language of Girls. Kate and Marylin are smack dab in the middle of middle school—seventh grade—and they know they can never be best friends like they used to be.


The Secret Language of Girls (The Secret Language of Girls Trilogy) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416907176
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2005

In the old days, when Kate had no interest in romance, she never cared what other people thought. Now, it appeared, love was turning her into a rotten human being.
Eleven-year-old Kate Faber wishes she could talk to her best friend, Marylin, about this. But Marylin is no longer her best friend. Or is she?


Stay Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062839237
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 5th, 2020

Fans of Pax and A Dog’s Way Home will love this heartwarming story of a girl living in a shelter and the homeless dog she’s determined to reunite with his family, now available in paperback.


Lucky Strike Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780545592185
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 30th, 2016

A rich, southern voice tells the unforgettable story of two vulnerable outsiders, the lightning strike that turns their world upside down and the true meaning of lucky.

Nate Harlow would love to be lucky, just once!


A Dog's Way Home Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061986727
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 24th, 2012

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, A Dog's Way Home is an unforgettable tale of the many miles, months, and mountains that divide two loyal friends—but that can't possibly keep them apart.


Midnight Beauties (Grim Lovelies) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328811905
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 13th, 2019

The witches, beasties, goblins, and Royals return in this spellbinding conclusion to New York Times best-selling author Megan Shepherd’s Grim Lovelies duology. 

Ever since she discovered her affinity for magic, seventeen-year-old Anouk has been desperate to become a witch.


Grim Lovelies Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358108238
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

"A magical dash through the streets of Paris. Part caper, part fairy tale, part opulent witch society, you'll be swept away by all of it.


The Madman's Daughter Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062128034
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 23rd, 2013

For fans of Libba Bray, this first book in a gothic suspense trilogy is inspired by H. G. Wells's The Island of Dr. Moreau and has been hailed by New York Times bestseller Carrie Ryan as having "beautiful writing, breakneck pacing, a pulse-pounding mystery, and an irresistible romance."


The Secret Horses of Briar Hill Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781101939789
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Published: Yearling - March 6th, 2018

"Deserves a spot on the shelf next to the most beloved children's classicsyes, even The Secret Garden."  —Shelf Awareness, Starred Review


Cave Dada Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452179940
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 31st, 2020

A hilarious book for new dads and their little loved ones to share and enjoy!


Nana's Favorite Things Cover Image
By Dorothy H. Price, Temika Grooms (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781632330161
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Published: Eifrig Publishing - February 8th, 2016

Sasha loves to shoot hoops and ride her bike. Those are her favorite things to do. But she also enjoys her Nana's yummy treats. One day, Sasha learns her Nana has diabetes and can no longer eat the tasty snacks they have baked together over the years. With quick thinking, Sasha comes up with a clever plan to help her Nana become more active and healthy.


The Language of Stars Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781481462426
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 30th, 2017

Sarah is forced to take a summer poetry class as penance for trashing the home of a famous poet in this fresh novel about finding your own voice.

Sarah’s had her happy ending: she’s at the party of the year with the most popular boy in school.


Fitness Fiasco Cover Image
$27.13
ISBN: 9781631634116
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Published: Jolly Fish Press - January 1st, 2020

A Bird on Water Street Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781492698289
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Published: Little Pickle Press - November 5th, 2019

"Elizabeth Dulemba seamlessly melds a coming-of-age story to the reality of life in a single-industry town. This is a book that sings." - Betsy Bird, School Library Journal blog A Fuse #8 Production


Merbaby's Lullaby Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Elizabeth O. Dulemba (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781534443174
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Published: Little Simon - June 25th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Jane Yolen comes a lilting lullaby from the bottom of the sea.

Hush, foam rocker,
sleep, wave breaker.
Close your eyes and dream,
tide breaker.


A hush-filled bedtime rhyme for parents to share with their newborns, Merbaby’s Lullaby is an underwater cradlesong written by Jane Yolen and


On Eagle Cove (On Bird Hill and Beyond #4) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Elizabeth Dulemba (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781943645480
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Published: Cornell Lab Publishing Group - October 5th, 2020

As I walked out towards Eagle Cove, Skipping through a greening grove, I followed where the pathway led-- And spied a great big lake ahead.


Crow Not Crow Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781943645312
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Published: Cornell Lab Publishing Group - August 27th, 2018

New York Times bestselling children's author, Jane Yolen, and her son, Adam Stemple, have teamed up to write this gentle tale of a father introducing his daughter to the joys of bird watching using the "Crow, not Crow" method for distinguishing birds. Elizabeth Dulemba's delightfully warm illustrations bring the story to life.


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From Archie to Zack Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419743672
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 29th, 2020

An unapologetic celebration of friendship and first crushes
 
“Archie loves Zack!”
“Zack loves Archie!”
Everyone said it was so.
But Archie hasn’t told Zack yet. And Zack hasn’t told Archie.


How I Learned to Fall Out of Trees Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419734137
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 23rd, 2019

The Hole Story of the Doughnut Cover Image
By Pat Miller, Vincent X. Kirsch (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544319615
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

In 1843, fourteen-year-old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine, and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high-stakes adventure on the high seas.


No Kimchi For Me! (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823444366
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Published: Holiday House - March 23rd, 2020

Yoomi loves Grandma's cooking—except for stinky, spicy kimchi, the pickled cabbage condiment served at Korean meals.
 


Let's Go to Taekwondo!: A Story About Persistence, Bravery, and Breaking Boards (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823443604
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Published: Holiday House - April 6th, 2020

Yoomi wants a yellow belt. But she's afraid to break the board. Grandma to the rescue!

Yoomi and her friends are ready to take on the test for their yellow belts in taekwondo. But Yoomi is afraid to break a board. Meanwhile, Grandma is struggling to learn something new, too.


Cat on the Bus Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823440375
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Published: Holiday House - November 20th, 2018

Follow a stray cat as she braves the snowy city streets to find a home in this nearly-wordless picture book.  


A calico cat with curious eyes cautiously approaches a grocery store. . . . only to be shooed away by the owner with a broom. She keeps wandering, and tries to climb on a city bus-- but the driver tells her to SCRAM!


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Caterpillar Summer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681197432
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 2nd, 2019

This beautifully written, emotional debut perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt or Ali Benjamin tells the story a girl, her special needs brother, and the summer they will never forget.

"An engaging, honest book." --Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life


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Caterpillar Summer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781547603145
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 6th, 2020

This beautifully written, emotional debut perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt or Ali Benjamin tells the story a girl, her special needs brother, and the summer they will never forget.

"An engaging, honest book." --Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life


The Queen Bee and Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681197517
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

From the highly acclaimed author of Caterpillar Summer comes a heartfelt story about the sweetness and stings of middle-school friendship.


What Is a Family? Cover Image
By Annette Griffin, Nichola Cowdery (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641702447
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Published: Familius - July 7th, 2020

Ants have a colony.

Bats have a cloud.

Chickens have peeps,

where they can get loud.

All the way from A to Z, this colorful primer celebrates all kinds of families, giving each animal family a name. With dolphins and their pods, iguanas and their messes, and kitties and their litters, it’s easy to learn about what makes a family . . .


Just Like Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582090
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

An ode to the girl with scrapes on her knees and flowers in her hair, and every girl in between, this exquisite treasury will appeal to readers of Dear Girl and I Am Enough and have kids poring over it to find a poem that's just for them.

I am a canvas
Being painted on
By the words of my family
Friends


Grandma's Purse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714314
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

Spend the day with a grandma and granddaughter in this charming picture book about the magic found in their favorite accessory, a perfect gift this Mother's Day!


The King of Kindergarten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!

A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.


The morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head--like a crown. Mommy says that today, you are going to be the King of Kindergarten!


Mary Had a Little Glam, Volume 1 Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454932857
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - October 16th, 2018

Now in board book "An exuberant . . . ode to the fun of fashion." --Shelf Awareness


One Week of You Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781947834347
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Published: Blue Crow Books - February 4th, 2019

For Lizzy Winston, one week will change everything.


Wolfie Monster and the Big Bad Pizza Battle Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338186031
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Published: Graphix - June 25th, 2019

Monster brothers Wolfie, Jackson, and Roy are in for some serious competition when the gigantic corporation, Happy Leaf, moves into their hometown of Oak Hollow and wants to buy their pizza parlor. But not all is on the up-and-up when they discover the villainous CEO, Lord Mudpant, wants to turn the townspeople into zombies.


Everybody Says Meow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062689887
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Published: HarperCollins - November 5th, 2019

“The messages of inclusion and acceptance are welcome. An enjoyable addition to noisy storytimes.” Kirkus


The Warrior Heir (The Heir Chronicles #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780786839179
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2007


Before he knew about the Roses, 16-year-old Jack lived an unremarkable life in the small Ohio town of Trinity. Only the medicine he has to take daily and the thick scar above his heart set him apart from the other high-schoolers. Then one day Jack skips his medicine. Suddenly, he is stronger, fiercer, and more confident than ever before.


The Demon King (A Seven Realms Novel #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423121367
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2010

New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima presents the first installment in a thrilling new fantasy series, in which the lives of Han Alister and the brave Princess Raisa collide in a magical and dangerous adventure.


Flamecaster (Shattered Realms #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062380951
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Published: HarperTeen - March 7th, 2017

A New York Times bestseller now in paperback, this dazzling beginning to the Shattered Realms series is indispensable for fans of Cinda Williams Chima and a perfect starting point for readers who are new to her work.


Deathcaster (Shattered Realms #4) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062381040
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Published: HarperTeen - March 3rd, 2020

In this indispensable conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shattered Realms series, master storyteller Cinda Williams Chima delivers spellbinding action, bittersweet reunions, and dazzling revelations.


The Big Splash (Carlos & Carmen) Cover Image
By Kirsten McDonald, F. Anaya (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781532134913
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Published: Magic Wagon - August 1st, 2019

Campout (Carlos & Carmen) Cover Image
By Kirsten McDonald, F. Anaya (Illustrator)
$27.07
ISBN: 9781532134920
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Published: Magic Wagon - August 1st, 2019

T o Alex has taken the twins on a camping trip in the woods. Everything is going great until they discover their perfect campsite has been ruined by wildlife. But, the twins and their uncle don't let that take any of the sparkle out of the campout. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.


Peggy Noodle, Hula Hoop Queen Cover Image
By Dolly Dozier, Monica Wyrick (Illustrator), Peyton Sickles (Photographer)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781733448901
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Published: Dolly R Sickles - August 27th, 2019

In the summer of 1957, the children of Peak City are about to learn a hard lesson. When Peggy Noodle moves into the neighborhood, speculation is high that she'll be a shoe-in for the basketball team--after all, she's tall and adventurous and everyone assumes she'll be a star.


The Bond (Bond Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781947834316
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Published: Blue Crow Books - December 3rd, 2018

**Winner of the Bronze Medal in the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.**

"Fans of The Handmaid's Tale and Never Let Me Go will devour The Bond." -Lisa Williams Kline, award-winning author of One Week of You

Trust what you see, not what you're told.


The Hive Queen (Bond Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781947834484
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Published: Blue Crow Books - August 15th, 2020

In the second book in the INDIE-award-winning Bond Trilogy, warrior Fir leads his brothers on a quest for salvation that will threaten everything he holds dear.


I Love Me! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781506455549
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Published: Beaming Books - April 21st, 2020

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Going Down Home with Daddy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781561459384
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2019

A 2020 CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK

Set at one young boy's annual family reunion, this Caldecott Honor-winning picture book by Kelly Starling Lyons and Daniel Minter is a rich and moving celebration of Black history, culture, and the power of family traditions.


Ty's Travels: All Aboard! (My First I Can Read) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062951076
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Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

"Both an excellent book for guided reading and a winning read-aloud." —Kirkus (starred review)


Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom! (My First I Can Read) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062951090
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Published: HarperCollins - September 1st, 2020

Ty can’t wait to ride his brand-new scooter at the park. Other kids zip and zoom by like race cars, but all Ty can do is wobble! Ty wants to give up, but a new friend helps Ty give it another try.


Tiara's Hat Parade Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807579459
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2020

Tiara has a gift for storytelling; her momma has a gift for making hats. When a new store opens that sells cheaper hats, Momma has to set her dreams aside, but Tiara has an idea for helping Momma's dreams come true again.


Earthquakes Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781734509403
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Published: Sarah's Book Enterprises - January 30th, 2020

It's hard enough dealing with the effects of World War II sending his father and grandfather to the Pacific theater, but now seventeen-year-old Jonathon Thomas has to deal with real and imaginary earthquakes. To make matters worse his school principal has warned him and his schoolmates of potential spies in the neighborhood. How's he supposed to recognize a spy?


Jackrabbit McCabe and the Electric Telegraph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780385378437
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 8th, 2015

The fastest man in the West meets his match in this deliciously clever original tall tale. With his extra-long legs, Jackrabbit McCabe can outrun anything on the American frontier: horses, trains, and even twisters. So of course, everyone in the town of Windy Flats always counts on his speed when a message has to get out fast.


I Will Be Fierce Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250295088
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 23rd, 2019

Written by Bea Birdsong and illustrated by Nidhi Chanani, I Will Be Fierce is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments.

Today, I will be fierce!


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Sam's First Word Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316452441
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 16th, 2021

Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada meets Everybody Poops in this silly story about a baby whose first word -- POOP! -- isn't getting the message across.


The Firebrand Legacy (Manakor Chronicles #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781943835034
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Published: Saint Pancratius Press - December 8th, 2015

Ever since the ash dragon Kavariel killed her sister, fourteen-year-old Carine has hated dragons and the magic they bring.

Every year she endures the Festival when the dragon delivers his flame and enchantment to the capital city of Esten. The dragon's flame is powerful. It kills, but also provides magic that keeps the Heartless Ones at bay.


A Little Catholic's Book of Liturgical Colors Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781936330874
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Published: Holy Heroes - October 1st, 2019

The Wolf Keepers Cover Image
By Elise Broach, Alice Ratterree (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780805098990
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 11th, 2016

A high-stakes middle grade historical adventure through Yosemite National Park by the New York Times-bestselling author of Masterpiece.


The Last Cherry Blossom Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781510753440
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Sky Pony - August 25th, 2020

"Set in the waning days of World War II Hiroshima, this is an extraordinary story with its universal themes of family, life, and love. . . " —Sandra Dallas, New York Times bestselling author of Red Berries, White Clouds, Blue Skies

Yuriko was happy growing up in Hiroshima when it was just her and Papa.


Freddy, Hoppie, and the Eyeglasses Cover Image
By Michelle Nott, Robert Lee Beers (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781616337339
Availability: Hard to find: allow 24 hours for information
Published: Guardian Angel Publishing - February 11th, 2016

Freddy and his imaginary frog Hoppie jump into each day. But, numbers smudge, words blur, and classmates snicker. By the end of the week, there is no more spring in their step. Freddy knows he should tell his mom about the trouble they are having, but how? Suggested age range for readers: 6-9.


Teach Your Giraffe to Ski Cover Image
By Viviane Elbee, Danni Gowdy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807577677
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - November 1st, 2018

Your giraffe wants to learn how to ski—but but not on the bunny hill. She wants to go down the big scary slope! Enjoy this riotous journey as the narrator tries to reign their giraffe in—and learns something about courage along the way.


Fraidy Brady and the First Field Trip Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781620209745
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Published: Emerald House Group - August 20th, 2020

Fraidy Brady is scared He doesn't know if he will enjoy his class trip to the Fancy Feline History Museum. The sights and sounds scare him so much that he tries to find a way to get out of the trip. But once he is there, Fraidy Brady realizes that there is nothing to be afraid of after all, and learns important tips for stranger safety.


Ronan the Librarian Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250189219
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 21st, 2020

This humorous picture book from sister duo Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie and illustrator Victoria Maderna follows Ronan the Barbarian as he he grows from being just a rough-and-tumble warrior to Ronan the Librarian--a rough-and-tumble warrior who loves books.

Ronan was a mighty barbarian.
He invaded. He raided. And back home, he traded.


I Used to Be Famous Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807534434
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2019

Kiely's been famous her entire life, but when a baby sister appears on the scene, she feels like a has-been. Now Kiely has to figure out how to gain back the attention of her adoring fans (her family), even if it means sharing the spotlight.


I Am Famous Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807534403
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2018

Kiely knows she is famous! The paparazzi (her parents) follow her every move, documenting with cameras. It’s exhausting being famous, but someone has to do it! She even gets to perform a big song at her grandfather’s birthday. When she messes it up, she’s worried she’s lost her audience forever, but it turns out that no one is as loyal as her fans who love her.


Operation Photobomb Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807561300
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2019

When Monkey finds a camera, Chameleon discovers that he loves to photobomb everyone! But Chameleon’s photobombing starts to drive the other animals bananas. Can they find a way to stop his wild antics?


Shark Nate-O Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499804966
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Published: little bee books - April 3rd, 2018

Nate loves sharks. He reads shark books every day, watches sharks on TV, and talks about them nonstop. He even likes to pretend he's a shark wherever he goes! However, there is one small problem. . .


Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985719
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A sharp, funny grammar guide they’ll actually want to read, from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus
 

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine Paste Shelf Awareness


Wonderbook (Revised and Expanded): The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419729669
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - July 3rd, 2018

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385480017
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Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic passage that gives the book its title:
 


Meander, Spiral, Explode: Design and Pattern in Narrative Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948226134
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Published: Catapult - April 2nd, 2019

One of Poets & Writers' Best Books for Writers

" A] boundlessly inventive look at narrative form . . . filled with clarity and wit, underlain with formidable erudition." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)


How to be an Illustrator Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781780673288
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - February 18th, 2014

This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered – how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job.


Picture This: How Pictures Work (Art Books, Graphic Design Books, How To Books, Visual Arts Books, Design Theory Books) Cover Image
By Molly Bang (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781452151991
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 16th, 2016

Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary.


On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982159375
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Published: Scribner - June 2nd, 2020

Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King

ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 NONFICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME

Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work